Living Out Our Faith

Living Out Our Faith

Your Treasure and Your Heart: a reflection

We KNOW the Lord personally. We GROW deeper in our faith. We GO forth to share the good news. Here is a little something to think about as we strive to be good stewards of all that we have: Your Treasure and Your Heart (excerpt from Fr. Bob Bedard’s We Are Called to be Companions of the Cross, 114) When I eat out, where do I go? Will Bert’s Beanery do, or does it always…

2019 World Day of the Sick

The World Day of the Sick was instituted by Pope John Paul II in 1992 and has three permanent themes. First, it reminds the faithful to pray intensely and sincerely for those who are sick. Second, the celebration invites Christians to reflect on and respond to human suffering. And third, this day recognizes and honours all persons who work in health care and serve as…

Dear Parish Family – Looking ahead to 2019

Dear Parish Family, Thank you so very much for your generosity in giving Christmas gifts, food, and well wishes.  Fr. Lawrence, Miguel and I are very grateful and we have had a wonderful week.  Fr. Lawrence and Miguel are presently in Toronto visiting family and friends until Sunday.  I will be away in Kitchener from January 1st in the afternoon until January 7. I look…

Dear Parish Family – Merry Christmas!

Dear Parish Family, Merry Christmas! Fr. Lawrence, Miguel and I wish you God’s abundant blessings today and throughout this Christmas Season.  May joy, peace and healing be placed in your hearts by our Loving Father who placed Jesus into our world as the Joy of all Nations, Prince of Peace, with Healing in his wings. Special thanks to all the ministries, especially…

Thank You from Elizabeth

Thank you for supporting me spiritually and financially this Easter during my pilgrimage to Rome. The focus was truly on being in the heart of the Church and fostering community. The group of nine from Canada who traveled with me were surrounded by over a thousand other catholic students. They’d all traveled to Rome for Holy Week and we heard many inspiring…